Does Your Transition Story Have a Punchline?

Job Seekers looking for new opportunities need to be able to significantly contribute to the selection process by telling an effective “transition story”. What this means is to develop a strong and compelling bridge between what you did before and what you can do now for the new employer.

Are You Ready to Be an “Emerging Worker”?

“Emerging Workers” That is the term I use for workers “of age” who were between jobs and now are taking contract/consulting opportunities. While many companies today are adding these contract workers to their ranks to augment projects and/or staff specific short term needs, it is rare to see a situation with a whole team of these “employees”, guided by only a few permanent staff members.

Change Management: Aura+Attitude+Angle

Let’s consider the proactive response in terms of job seekers needing new ways to accomplish greater things. Rather than suffer the impact of interview rejects or having no call-backs, persons between jobs need to consider the cause and effect of behaviors and attitudes they bring to the hiring process.

Is Conan O’Brien the New Permanent Temporary Worker?

NBC’s decision to juggle its late-night schedule has caused quite a stir. Regardless of which star’s side you might take, one thing is clear. Employment, even for major network superstars, is temporary at best. Conan’s gig only lasted 7 months.